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September 19th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

By Dana Sparks

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Has suicide ever touched your life or someone you know? On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, Saturday, September 20 at 9 a.m. CT, we'll talk with psychiatrist Marin Veldic, M.D., about why suicide is such a difficult subject to discuss. Please join this sensitive and important conversation. What should you do if you're feeling like life isn't worth living? How can you help someone you think may be having thoughts of suicide?  We'll find out.

Myth or Fact: The suicide of a celebrity leads to an increase in "copycat" suicides.

Follow #MayoClinicRadio and tweet your questions.

To listen to the program on Saturday, click here.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

Listen to this week’s Medical News Headlines: News Segment September 20, 2014 (right click MP3) 

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Tags: Dr Marin Veldic, Mayo Clinic Radio, Psychiatry and Psychology, Suicide


September 16th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Radio: Suicide Awareness

By McCray

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 9-20-2014 44min mp3

Has suicide ever touched your life or someone you know? On the next Mayo Clinic Radio, Saturday, September 20 at 9 a.m. CT, we'll talk with psychiatrist Marin Veldic, M.D., about why suicide is such a difficult subject to discuss.  Please join this sensitive and important conversation. What should you do if you're feeling like life isn't worth living? How can you help someone you think may be having thoughts of suicide?  We'll find out.

Myth or Fact: The suicide of a celebrity leads to an increase in "copycat" suicides.

Follow #MayoClinicRadio and tweet your questions.

To listen to the program on Saturday, click here.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic. The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates.

For a look at future program topics, click here.
To find and listen to archived shows, click here.

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Tags: Dr Marin Veldic, Mayo Clinic Radio, Suicide, Radio


September 9th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Suicide Awareness: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

By Joel Streed

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Timothy Lineberry addresses a difficult topic, suicide awareness.

To listen, click the link below.

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Tags: Dr. Timothy Lineberry, Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, podcast, Suicide


May 1st, 2014 · Leave a Comment

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

By Dana Sparks

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Slide show: Guide to a high-fiber diet

Minimally invasive heart surgery

Thinking about suicide? How to stay safe and find treatment

Irritable bowel syndrome

Early-onset Alzheimer's: When symptoms begin before age 65

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Tags: Alzheimer's symptoms, high fiber diet, irritable bowel syndrome, Suicide, Thursday Consumer Health Tips


April 8th, 2014

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By Joel Streed

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Radio, Radio, Suicide


April 4th, 2014 · Leave a Comment

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

By Dana Sparks

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The next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m. CDT, is a rebroadcast from October 2013.

Timothy Lineberry, M.D., and J. Michael Bostwick, M.D., joined us to discuss suicide prevention.  There are an estimated one million suicides worldwide each year, but there is hope that number can drop if we understand the scope of the problem and how to find help.  What should you do if someone you know is at risk? How can you help teenagers if they are suicidal?  We also talked about resources for loved ones who are left behind after suicide and discussed the drastic increase in the number of military members who are dying from suicide. Please tune in.

Myth or Matter of Fact:  Most suicide attempts fail.

To hear the program LIVE on Saturday, click here.
Follow #MayoClinicRadio and tweet your questions.
Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

Listen to this week’s Medical News Headlines: News Segment April 5, 2014 (right click MP3) 

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Tags: Dr Bostwick, Dr. Lineberry, Dr. Michael Bostwick, Dr Tim Lineberry, Mayo Clinic Radio, military, Suicide, suicide prevention, teenage suicide


April 3rd, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Suicide Prevention (rebroadcast)

By Dana Sparks

The next Mayo Clinic Radio program, Saturday, April 5, 9 a.m. CDT, is a rebroadcast from October 2013.

Timothy Lineberry, M.D., and J. Michael Bostwick, M.D., joined us to discuss suicide prevention.  There are an estimated one million suicides worldwide each year but there is hope that number can drop if we understand the scope of the problem and how to find help.  What should you do if someone you know is at risk? How can you help teenagers if they are suicidal?  We also talked about resources for loved ones who are left behind after suicide and discussed the drastic increase in the number of military members who are dying from suicide. Please tune in.

Myth or Matter of Fact:  Most suicide attempts fail.

Miss the show?  Here's the podcast: MayoClinicRadio-FullShow-4-05-2014

 

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Tags: Dr Bostwick, Dr. Lineberry, Dr. Michael Bostwick, Dr Tim Lineberry, Radio, Suicide, suicide prevention


September 9th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Common Suicide Myths in Light of World Suicide Prevention Day

By Dana Sparks

Talking to someone about suicide will increase the chances that they will act on it — true or false? False. The truth: When someone is in crisis or depressed, asking if he or she is thinking about suicide can help.

Giving a person an opportunity to open up and share their troubles can help alleviate their pain and open a path to solutions. This is just one of many suicide prevention myths to debunk as we approach World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10.

Read entire news release.

Journalists: To interview Mayo Clinic or American Foundation for Suicide Prevention experts about suicide prevention, contact Nick Hanson at newsbureau@mayo.edu or 507-284-5005.

More myths:

  • Myth: Suicide can’t be prevented. Fact: Suicide is preventable. The majority of people contemplating suicide don’t really want to die. They are seeking an end to intense mental and/or physical pain. Most have a treatable mental illness. Interventions can save lives.
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Tags: Depression, Dr. Timothy Lineberry, Suicide, Suicide Prevention Day


September 9th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Join TODAY’s Suicide Prevention Twitter Chat

By Dennis Douda

Thank you for participating in the chat this week. For those who missed it or would like to review the information shared you can read the transcript.

Mayo Clinic, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and USA Today are teaming up for a Twitter chat Monday, Sept. 9 from 1-2 p.m. (EDT).  Follow #suicidechat

Those joining the Twitter chat will include @Mayo Clinic,Dark background and pensive man looking sad
@afspnational@AmerAcadPeds@HarvardHSPH,
@USAToday and USA Today's @LizSzabo.

World Suicide Prevention Day Tuesday, Sept. 10. There were 38,364 suicides in 2010 in the United States, an average of 105 each day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There is one suicide for every 25 attempted suicides, and suicide results in an estimated $34.6 billion in medical and work-loss costs.

Topics to be discussed include: suicide statistics; trends in suicide rates; common suicide myths; what to do if you fear someone is thinking about suicide; best strategies for suicide prevention and the latest in suicide research, including mental illness, treatment options, military suicides, suicide among the LGBT community, bullying and gun restrictions.

Never participated in a chat before, or want tips on how to participate effectively? Watch this video. Questions? Email Nick Hanson at: hanson.nicholas@mayo.edu.

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Tags: Depression, mental health, psychiatry, psychology, Suicide, suicide prevention


March 4th, 2013 · Leave a Comment

ADHD Takes a Toll Well Into Adulthood

By Dana Sparks

For children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), the first large, population-based study has found that ADHD doesn’t go away and that psychiatric disorders can often develop when they are adults. Lead investigator William Barbaresi, M.D., of Boston Children’s Hospital, who began the study and has a joint appointment at Mayo Clinic, says, “Only 37.5 percent of the children we contacted as adults were free of these really worrisome outcomes. That’s a sobering statistic that speaks to the need to greatly improve the long-term treatment of children with ADHD and provide a mechanism for treating them as adults.”  Mayo Clinic Psychologist Robert C. Colligan, M.D., worked on the research with Dr. Barbaresi and says this study is especially important because of its population size. The findings appear in the online issue of Pediatrics.

Click here for news release

Sound bites with Dr. Colligan are available in the downloads above

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Tags: ADHD, adulthood, Barbaresi, Colligan, Katusic, Suicide